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A 62-year-old male asked:

Just who does heart attack surgery? a cardiovascular doctor? interventional cardiologist? thoracic & cardiac surgeon? differences?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Slow down.: This is a huge question. This is too broad to answer in 400 characters or less. I suggest that you ask a few more targeted questions, such as: What is a heart attack? How is heart attack treated? When is surgery needed in the case of heart attack? The answers to each of those single questions is much longer than 400 characters. Better still, discuss with your general doctor specifics of your case.
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